We can enhance our feelings by feeling our spiritual nature and develop a giver heart.
IT is well known that when like-minded people get together, they tend to end up thinking a more extreme version of what they thought before they started to talk. The same kind of echo-chamber effect can happen as people get news from various media. Liberals viewing MSNBC or reading left-of-center blogs may well end up embracing liberal talking points even more firmly; conservative fans of Fox News may well react in similar fashion on the right.
Assume you’ve head a heart attack. Now live accordingly.
Assume everything you say about another, they can overhear. Now speak accordingly.
Assume that half-life of your profession is two years. Now prepare accordingly.
Assume you have a one-on-one communication with your Creator. Now live accordingly.
The calm mind in the face of failure will lead to deeper introspection and see clearly where the process went wrong so that corrective steps could be taken to avoid shortcomings in future. The principle of reducing our attachment to personal gains from the work done is the Gita’sprescription for attaining equanimity.